More than 10,000 Deere & Co. workers went on strike Thursday.
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A friend of mine has been conflicted about an interesting career opportunity. He recently started working for a new company and has impressed the leadership team so much that they offered him an attractive promotion just a few months into the role.
MOLINE — Union leaders spent Wednesday in last-minute contract negotiations with Deere and Co. More than 10,000 workers were set to walk off the job at 11:59 unless a deal was struck.
MOLINE, Ill. — More than 10,000 Deere & Co. workers appear ready to go on strike if negotiators can't deliver a new agreement by the end of Wednesday.
The vast majority of United Auto Workers union members rejected a contract offer from Deere & Co. Sunday that would have delivered at least 5% raises to the workers who make John Deere tractors and other equipment.
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"This should send a message to State Farm and other institutions that they should not forget they are dealing with human beings," Doherty's attorney said.
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The crazy wild explosion in oats continued this week, with oats climbing an unprecedented $.60 per bushel over corn. It’s counterintuitive for oats to be worth more than corn and goes against economic laws. The adage “oats know,” which is based on the historical tendency for oats for price m…
When I ghostwrote the book “Freelance Nation” back in 2015, the gig worker was just beginning to be recognized as a viable professional.
"It's very important to us to make sure we're inviting companies to be part of the massive expansion that we're engaging in for our electric vehicle manufacturing, and all of the suppliers," Gov. J.B. Pritzker said at an unrelated news conference Monday.
DETROIT — Rivian Automotive Inc. beat the Detroit Three to market with its all-electric pickup truck the R1T, which started rolling off the assembly line Tuesday, according to CEO RJ Scaringe's Twitter feed.
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Amazon wants to hire 125,000 delivery and warehouse workers and said Tuesday that it is paying new hires an average of $18 an hour in a tight job market as more people shop online.
Members of the United Auto Workers Local 865 are scheduled to vote Sunday on whether or not a strike could be an option in the negotiations with Deere & Company.
Natural gas price explodes
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The news surrounding SIU athletics has been tough to watch, especially as allegations of inappropriate behavior by male sports coaches come to light.
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Cannabis smoking lounges, slow to open in Illinois since marijuana was legalized last year, are starting to get off the ground, as two have opened and more are planned across the state.